Samos

Samos

[sey-mos, sam-ohs; Greek sah-maws]
noun
a Greek island in the E Aegean. 194 sq. mi. (502 sq. km).
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SAMOS

[sam-ohs]
noun
one of a series of U.S. reconnaissance satellites.

Origin:
s(atellite) a(nti)m(issile) o(bservation) s(ystem)

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Samos (ˈseɪmɒs)
 
n
a Greek island in the E Aegean Sea, off the SW coast of Turkey: a leading commercial centre of ancient Greece. Pop: 33 809 (2001). Area: 492 sq km (190 sq miles)

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Samos
Gk. island in the Aegean, from Old Gk. samos "a height." Man references to it are as the birthplace of Pythagoras.
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Samos definition


an island in the AEgean Sea, which Paul passed on his voyage from Assos to Miletus (Acts 20:15), on his third missionary journey. It is about 27 miles long and 20 broad, and lies about 42 miles south-west of Smyrna.

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